Westminster, Colorado Population 2020

113,919

Westminster is a city located in Colorado. With a 2020 population of 113,919, it is the 8th largest city in Colorado and the 260th largest city in the United States. Westminster is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 7.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 106,114 in 2010. Spanning over 34 miles, Westminster has a population density of 3,607 people per square mile.

The average household income in Westminster is $92,655 with a poverty rate of 7.91%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,364 per month, and the median house value is $307,600. The median age in Westminster is 36.7 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.3 males.

Westminster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Westminster was:

  • White: 85.39%
  • Asian: 5.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.44%
  • Other race: 2.16%
  • Black or African American: 2.15%
  • Native American: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.15%
The current population of Westminster, Colorado is 113,919, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 113,479.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 106,114.

Westminster, Colorado Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White96,27585.39%
Asian6,3365.62%
Two or More Races3,8813.44%
Some Other Race2,4312.16%
Black or African American2,4212.15%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,2301.09%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1730.15%

Westminster Population Pyramid 2020

Westminster Median Age

36.7


Total

35.8


Male

37.7


Female

Westminster Adults

There are 87,710 adults, (14,085 of whom are seniors) in Westminster.

Westminster Age Dependency

53.1

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Westminster Sex Ratio

Female

56,562

50.17%

Male

56,185

49.83%

Westminster Households and Families

Westminster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Westminster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.2%21.8%
All64.8%35.2%
Male55.1%44.9%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family51.1%48.9%

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All43,8282.5664.8
Married21,8023.1978.2
Non Family15,1751.3351.1
Female4,4753.3451.4
Male2,3763.2355.1

3.13

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Westminster Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4913.20%
9th to 12th Grade4,4615.73%
High School Graduate17,41022.36%
Some College17,97423.08%
Associates Degree6,4918.34%
Bachelors Degree18,31723.52%
Graduate Degree10,72213.77%

Westminster Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White56,20454,08624,340
Hispanic14,26810,5492,163
Asian4,3553,4431,526
Multiple Races1,6701,460463
Other Race1,6071,028276
Black1,4681,394540
Native American737533126
Islander11811840

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.31%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,928$51,937$40,931
Less Than High School$27,706$33,989$20,639
High School Grad$36,629$41,226$32,288
Some College$41,346$47,235$34,952
Bachelors Degree$60,353$69,786$50,257
Graduate Degree$69,181$81,559$62,243

$45,928

Average Earnings

$51,937

Average Male

$40,931

Average Female

Westminster Language

Westminster Language by Age

Westminster Language

84.17% of Westminster residents speak only English, while 15.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.72% of the population.

Westminster Poverty

Westminster Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White75,2434,3895.83%
Hispanic25,2583,53714.00%
Asian6,3364326.82%
Other2,34934214.56%
Multiple3,8512987.74%
Black2,37227011.38%
Native1,225988.00%

7.91%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.12%

Male Poverty Rate

8.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Westminster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Westminster is Other, with 14.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Westminster is White, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.84%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.94%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.92%
High School8.43%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater2.61%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed21.26%
Male Unemployed20.29%
Female Employed4.15%
Male Employed3.69%

Westminster Income

Westminster Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,629$92,655
Families$90,063$107,787
Married Families$103,535$119,546
Non Families$47,090$59,782

Westminster Marital Status

Westminster Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Westminster Married by Age and Sex

Westminster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Westminster Marital Status by Race

Westminster Veterans

7,337

Number of Veterans

6,675

Male Veterans

662

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,492
Second Gulf War1,580
First Gulf War1,496
Korea499
World War II215
Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,917
65 to 741,766
55 to 641,310
75+1,304
18 to 341,040
Name Veterans % of Total
White6,7148.90%
Hispanic9845.76%
Other1799.43%
Indian11811.12%
Black1126.17%
Asian1112.24%
2 or More944.08%
Hawaiian95.56%

$Westminster Veterans by Education

3.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Westminster Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

68.7%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Westminster Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

48.32%

Born in Colorado

90.47%

Native Born

9.53%

Foreign Born

5.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.47% of Westminster residents were born in the United States, with 48.32% having been born in Colorado. 5.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020113,9192200.19%
2019113,6992200.19%
2018113,4792250.20%
2017113,2542200.19%
2016113,0345590.50%
2015112,4759080.81%
2014111,5671,1091.00%
2013110,4581,3571.24%
2012109,1011,3551.26%
2011107,7461,3041.23%
2010106,4425,5020.53%
2000100,94026,3153.07%
199074,62524,4144.04%
198050,21130,6999.91%
197019,5125,6623.49%
196013,85013,35018.07%
19405000.00%